Sergio Canavero: "a Transplant of the head will be held in 2017, and brain transplant in 2018"

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I'm Sure many remember the Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero, who had intended nothing less than to transplant a human head. Since then, it seemed, except the statements no longer anything new, but as it turned out, all this time, Mr. Canavero is not only prepared to transplant the head, but more extensive manipulation of the transplant of the brain.

In Addition to the ambitious plan has changed and the first patient Sergio. Previously, the first patient was supposed to be the Russian Valery Spiridonov with a diagnosis of "spinal muscular atrophy", but now the right to be first passed to the resident of China, whose name is not yet known. In preparation for the operation involved and a Chinese colleague Sergio Shaoping Ren, and the choice of the patient will depend on the availability of a compatible donor.

Changed the location of the operation: if earlier the transplantation is planned to take place in Germany or the UK, but now the operation is being prepared on the territory of Harbin medical center. Although still a fantastic assertion about the future success of this manipulation, a group of scientists have managed to successfully transplant the head of one rat to the body and head upstairs, using the blood of another rodent. With this, the surgeons protect rats from blood loss and hypothermia. However, the rat-donor clearly felt the pain.

A Unique operation is scheduled for December of this year. And in case of success of the operation the Italian will begin to work towards a brain transplant. According to the surgeon, on the one hand, it will be less challenging, since in this case we would not need to transplant all the vessels, tendons, muscles and nerves. On the other hand, the brain may have problems of a different nature, for example, it is not known how will react the human brain «replacement» of the body, except a different configuration will have and the skull.

To their goals Sergio Canavero intends to use the brain people, who subjected your body kryzanowska. According to the specialist, possibly as early as 2018, the first frozen patients back to life.

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